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Cassie Kreitner
Senior Editor

The First-Timer’s Guide to Potty Training

Ready to switch from diaper duty to toilet training? Here’s how.

After a couple years carrying a diaper bag everywhere you go and dealing with round-the-clock changes, the idea of ditching the diapers seems pretty exciting. But the path to achieving this milestone can be a bumpy, accident-prone road. Since the “right” time to start is different for every child and family, here’s a cheat sheet for everything you need to know—and need to buy—to get started, including a Summer Infant training potty your toddler will actually want to use.

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